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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎154v] (95/142)

The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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and will forward it to Your Highness as soon as it is received. Jn the meantime,
I am to ask Your Highness for permission for the Royal JNavy
(a) to retain and maintain these new buildings in addition to those constructed
before the war, , i ^ ^ u
(b) to maintain a caretaker and coolies necessary to look after the buildings,
(c) to make periodic visits for inspection and repairs.
I am to assure Your Highness—
(a) that no naval personnel will be stationed on the island,
(b) no new additional buildings will be erected,
(c) the wireless station will not be brought into use
without Your Highness 1 prior consent having been obtained.
(111)
Letter, dated April 2 1947, from the Sultan of Muscat to the
Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat
We thank you for your letter No. C 201-9/5, dated the 20th March, 1947.
We are pleased to grant permission to the Royal Navy as requested on the
understanding that we reserve the right to make any condition (if any) after seeing
the plan showing the position of the new buildings according to the war
arrangements.
We thank you for the assurance given in your letter.
(iv)
Letter, dated April 6 1947, from the Sultan of Muscat to the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency.
In continuation to our letter dated the 2nd April 1947 regarding Jazirat
al-Ghanum.
Now having seen the map we are pleased to say that we have no further
conditions to make.
We shall be grateful if you will send us a copy of the map as arranged.
APPENDIX E
(Paragraphs 89 and 92)
Correspondence about Facilities for the Royal Air Force—1947
(i)
Letter, dated April 5 1947, from the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat, to the
Sultan of Muscat
In continuation of my predecessor's letter No. C. 739-2/40, dated the
z5th November, 1946, I now write to confirm that the Royal Air Force wish to
obtain the following facilities in Your Highness' territory:
ia) The right to land aircraft in transit at Masirah and Salalah.
( ) The right to maintain at each airfield a necessary quantity of stores and
equipment with which to service aircraft in transit
(c) The right to station at each airfield up to 500 R.A.F. personnel as
permanent staff for purpose of providing for R.A.F.
11! A er T, in ^ and refuellin 8 facilities for aircraft in transit,
rj Air Navigation, Flying Control and other signals' facilities
U) Airfield maintenance and repair.
id) Th l„d 8h ai r t cr e a w C ?n m ^ 0d ^ t t e • 31 e i? h . airfield "P to 500 service passengers
paragraph (c) above t0 P ermaneilt ^ '"eferred to in
^ Th ^to4%ZTL«f e t aCh airfie ' d 3 Sma " —ations flight of
if) The right to station Aden Protectoratp I pviac i• .
Masirah. quorate Levies tor guarding purposes at
(g) Th ^erntory 0 should necessity arise. 1 ^ Iand ' ng grounds in Your Highness'

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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.

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1 volume (65 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).

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